Posted in April 2011

Spicy Beans ‘n’ Rice

Spicy Beans ‘n’ Rice

I have quite the collection of pictures for this post. First, up, a new recipe I tried this week. This recipe really couldn’t be any easier, so I will let the captioned pictures tell the story. Spicy Beans ‘n’ Rice Recipe from Taste of Home I served the beans mixture over Steamfresh brown rice, with … Continue reading

Baltimore Crab + C25K Week 4 Updates

Baltimore Crab + C25K Week 4 Updates

I haven’t been the best food blogger the last few days! I spent the first part of this week in Baltimore at a meeting. I took my camera but did not take any pictures! Luckily the internet is a lovely source for such things. While in Baltimore, I stayed at the Hyatt near the Inner … Continue reading

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday

As promised, my Saturday did indeed involve a ten topping pizza, courtesy of yet another Domino’s Pizza Groupon I recently purchased. Eight bucks for this pizza! Whattadeal. The line-up: banana peppers tomato green pepper green olives onion roasted red peppers pineapple mushrooms bacon pepperoni Not only a ten-topping pizza, but also Guinness + Leo. All … Continue reading

Metzger’s and a Gallup Run

Metzger’s and a Gallup Run

Last evening we used yet another group coupon (a RealDeal) at Metzger’s. When I saw this deal in my inbox I jumped on the chance since Metzger’s is one of my favorite Ann Arbor eateries (even though sometimes people make fun of me for not eating the German cuisine at this German restaurant. ). I … Continue reading

Successes and Fails and Lobster Butter Love

Successes and Fails and Lobster Butter Love

Thanks for sticking with me and my lack of posts the last few days! I’ve been out of commission for a couple days, but I am back. This weekend I redeemed a Groupon at Roos Rooast, a locally-owned Ann Arbor business selling mostly organic fair-trade artisan coffee they roast themselves. The coffee comes in these … Continue reading

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta + What I’ve Been Up To

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta + What I’ve Been Up To

This week I made a nice meaty dish to welcome the huz back from Baltimore with: Pepperoni Pizza Pasta. I used half whole wheat rotini pasta and half regular, since I can’t tolerate large servings of the whole wheat pasta! Pepperoni goodness! Mmm!! How adorbs are these mini pepperonis?? So what else have I been … Continue reading

Pasta Fagioli Soup

Pasta Fagioli Soup

This week I made a big ‘vat’ of soup using one of Gina’s Skinny Recipes for Pasta Fagioli. There are so many delicious-looking recipes on Gina’s blog; this is the first one that I’ve tried. Here are my ingredients: I blended the drained and rinsed beans with water to add to the broth in order … Continue reading

Homemade Bean & Veggie Burgers

Homemade Bean & Veggie Burgers

I am absolutely in love with this bean and veggie burger recipe!! Another great find from my Comfort Food Diet Cookbook. With the huz out of town for work for a few days this week, I whipped up a big batch of these burgers for solo dinners and lunches. To begin, I mashed one can … Continue reading

Moonwinks and Skillets

Moonwinks and Skillets

Howdy! It sure has been a gloomy week. But I heard rumors of 70+ degree weather this weekend. I can handle that! Yesterday I tried out a new (to me) café located just up the street from my office, in the modest village of Dixboro, called Moonwinks. The parking lot and inside were bustling, but … Continue reading